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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

Video of attack on Jewish men in Berlin sparks outrage

Religious leaders and politicians have condemned the attack on two men wearing kippas in an affluent Berlin neighborhood. The attack was caught on a …

Israel

10 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Add to Your Meal Plan ASAP — Recipes from The Kitchn

Slow cooker chicken dinners are a mainstay in my meal plan. While they don't require all-day cooking, they do come with the promise of minimal prep …

Cooking

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Sheet Pan

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Street Photography

NASA’s incredible exoplanet-hunting telescope is about to launch

TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood.<p>It’s been a hard month for space telescopes. First we learned that Kepler is running out of fuel, signaling the end of its second life as an exoplanet hunter. Then we got word that the much-anticipated James Webb Space Telescope faces yet …

Universe

All of the World's Yeast Probably Originated in China

Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor.<p>When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine.<p>But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree …

Anthropology

A Spooky Quantum Experiment Creates What May Be the Most Entangled Controllable Device Yet

If you’ve read anything about quantum computers, you may have encountered the statement, “It’s like computing with zero and one at the same time.” …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump administration abandons crackdown on legal marijuana

The Trump administration is abandoning a Justice Department threat to crack down on recreational marijuana in states where it is legal, a move that could enable cannabis businesses in California and other states that have legalized pot to operate without fear of federal raids and …

Cannabis

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

As it becomes apparent that artificial intelligence will replace ever-more jobs in the coming years, a growing number of politicians, nonprofits, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have started thinking about how we'll cope with a world in which not everyone can — or needs to — work.<p>Basic income …

Singularity

Something weird is happening to the Gulf Stream current

And that could mean trouble.<p>The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the 1800s and are at their weakest in 1,600 years, according to new research my colleagues and I have conducted. As we’ve set out in a new study in <i>Nature</i>, …

Global Warming

If I Die, Do All My Quantum Selves Die, Too?

We hope you are either very clever or very high for this oneThe reality you think you’re living in isn’t what you think it is.That’s according to …

Quantum Mechanics

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …

Universe

‘Big Brother’ in India Requires Fingerprint Scans for Food, Phones and Finances

NEW DELHI — Seeking to build an identification system of unprecedented scope, India is scanning the fingerprints, eyes and faces of its 1.3 billion residents and connecting the data to everything from welfare benefits to mobile phones.<p>Civil libertarians are horrified, viewing the program, called …

India

Throwing Money Down the Drain: A Year of Cash vs. Credit Card

My mother-in-law runs a fruit stand in my hometown, and she has a saying she trots out whenever I start waxing poetic about travel rewards credit …

Personal Finance

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

Alternative Medicine

15 Delicious Ways to Eat Black Beans — Recipes from The Kitchn

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

Cooking

Playful Splashes of Paint Reveal Human Forms

Berlin photographer Oliver Plath’s series Color is a playful projection that allows the viewer to interpret a visual with his imagination. Playing …

Photography

A boy was decapitated on a waterslide. Now the ride’s ‘visionary’ creator faces a murder charge.

In the years before he opened the world’s tallest waterslide — a 17-story record-setter that towered over a Kansas amusement park — people in the industry called Jeff Henry a visionary.<p>Now, after a child was decapitated on Henry’s Verrückt ride and investigators say they found signs of rushed …

Crime

Samsung taken to court over its lack of Android updates

• A case against Samsung is now in Dutch court, where the company will have to defend itself against consumer advocacy group Consumentenbond.<br>• The case revolves around Samsung’s alleged lack of software updates to some of its Android devices.<br>• If Consumentenbond wins the case, it could have some serious …

Mobile

Foxconn buys Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo

The Taiwanese company known best for manufacturing iPhones, Foxconn, will soon be the company behind some of the best known routers and other computer accessories. A subsidiary of Foxconn, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, announced today that it would acquire Belkin, which also owns the brands …

Foxconn

I tried naked speed dating and it was actually pretty amazing

opinion<p><b>This week, in the name of journalism, I was sat stark naked in a private room at The Exhibit in Balham. I was there alongside 30 other single</b> …

Relationships

US disrupts 'massive and brazen' Iranian hacking scheme, DOJ says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration alleged Friday that Iranian government-linked hackers conducted a "massive and brazen" hacking scheme, breaking into the accounts of roughly 8,000 professors at hundreds of US and foreign universities, as well as private companies and government entities, …

Obama Administration

Cows: Science Shows They're Bright and Emotional Individuals

<b>The science behind bovine sentience</b><p>Cows are truly amazing and extremely interesting beings. Also known as steak, burgers, beef, veal, and leather, …

Temple Grandin

China's new stealth fighter uses powerful materials with geometry not found in nature

Metamaterials can make the J-20 an extra stealthy electromagnetic force.<p>China's new fighter, the J-20, uses a combination of stealth and datalinks to compete with the best fighters on the planet. Now, state media says the country is also mass-producing metamaterials for the aircraft, which could …

Harry Potter

It’s Time to Regulate the Internet

Mark Zuckerberg might believe the world is better without privacy. He’s wrong.<p>It will be fantastically satisfying to see the boy genius flayed. All the politicians—ironically, in search of a viral moment—will lash Mark Zuckerberg from across the hearing room. They will corner Facebook’s founding …

Privacy

13-Year-Old Boy Is First Person in US to Receive Newly Approved Gene Therapy for Blindness

On Tuesday, a 13-year-old boy from New Jersey was at the center of medical history as he became the first person in the US to receive an FDA-approved …

Gene Therapy

UK Doctors Used Stem Cells to Restore Eyesight in Two People

British doctors have taken a huge step towards curing a common form of age-related chronic eye condition.<p>Two elderly patients with macular …

Stem Cells

People don’t want to get married in South Korea anymore

Many South Koreans are delaying marriage, or choosing not to tie the knot at all.<p>According to census statistics released today (March 21), the number of marriages recorded in 2017 fell 6.1% from the previous year to 264,500, the lowest level since record keeping began in 1970.<p>The falling number of …

South Korea

Google Opens Up About How Its Cloud Stores Your Secrets

Google Cloud has a whopping 20 new product announcements out today, most of them aimed at enterprise customers—which means they probably won’t matter …

Customers